About

Sophia Argyris was born in Belgium where she lived until the age of ten, before moving to Morayshire in Scotland. She was always drawn to poetry, but only began writing in earnest in her mid-20’s, when she was living and working in London. Her poems and short prose have been published in a number of journals, both in print and online, including Alba, The Agenda Broadsheets, The Dawntreader, Pyramid (US), Reach Poetry, Sarasvati, Up the Staircase Quarterly (US), Volume Magazine, Debris, and Decanto amongst others. Her poem ‘By Kew Bridge’ was a finalist in the Aesthetica Creative Works competition in 2008, and her first chapbook, ‘Strange Longing for a Monday’ was published in 2010 by erbacce-press. Her latest collection ‘How Do the Parakeets Stay Green?’ was joint winner of the Geoff Stevens Memorial Poetry Prize 2013, and was published by Indigo Dreams Publishing in June 2014. She is an active member of the Back Room Poets in Oxford, where she lives, writes, and teaches yoga.

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